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So today I get home from class and it starts to rain like I have never seen before. This continues for about 40 minutes before my roomate tells me that our parking lot floods easily. I run outside in the pouring rain to see the water about 3 inches from entering through my doors :wah?!: Now i think for a second start the car and move it 25 feet to much higher groud or leave it? I say fuck that, waters not getting in my brand new SRT. I start it up (the water is not near my exhaust) but it is at the bottom front lip of my car. I drive in first gear about 5mph to higher ground never letting of the gas once. I dont have a CAI the only mods I have are Mopar STS, K&N filter replacement, greddy turbo timer. Once i got to higher ground I let the car run for 5 minutes trying to monitor any unusual behavior. It idled fine, reved fine, so then I shut it off. I know that a FMIC can get wet, I was just wondering if anything could happen with a decent amount of water hitting it. I am saying this because I know when I pushed my way through the water, alot of it had to hit the FMIC. You think everyhting is ok, or should I go and check some things. I also went out just now to start it to see if everything was ok, and it started just fine. Your thoughts please.
 

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FMIC is sealed so no issue there. most of the problems come with CAI's as a turbo car produces an enormous amount of suction so it acts like a huge vaccuum if the car is running fine no worries. just be careful with high standing water.
 

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your fine, your actual intake point right where the tube from the airbox enters the fender. So unless the water was halfway up the fender, it's cool
 

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should be fine man, its not hanging in there with some scotch tape or anything.
 

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just don't drive through a puddle that's about 2 feet deep :)

My sister did in her stock srt4. Hydrolocked it and flooded then interior.

Just got the car back yesterday. She was very lucky the water didn't blow the motor. only cost her $200 for a detail and full fluid change:)
 

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No Problem

I plowed thru river going across road in last bad rain storm. Had to be at least 6 inches deep. Watter came up over hood, but didn't stop so got thru just fine. No problems after. Know my FMIC was submerged quite a bit too. :lol: Hey, if rally SRT-4 can go thru streams, so can we. :rofl: That's the way I look at it.... If you can't see the yellow lines though, don't go thru water. I still could in my experience. :clap:
 

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Rally SRTs run filters up in the engine bay, almost where the stock battery is. A tad higher than our stock pickup location, and better protected. And they have Ma Mopar handy with spares:)
 
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